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Big Raccoon Creek-Old US 136 Bridge

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Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on Old US 136
Location
Montgomery County, Indiana, and Boone County, Indiana
Status
removed
Design
5-panel, pinned Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Also called
Old County Bridge #185
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95563, -86.69532   (decimal degrees)
39°57'20" N, 86°41'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/526024/4422876 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Ross
Inventory numbers
INNBI 5400135 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 39489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1990)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1986)
100

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2016: Updated by David Backlin: Added Lost Date
  • February 20, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: adjusted GPS coordinates
  • April 28, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon
  • February 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

Big Raccoon Creek Bridge
Posted April 28, 2009, by Brant Furr (bfurr [at] monm [dot] edu)

This bridge has been replaced by a concrete bridge some time ago, and is no longer exists.